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A liquid as defined by NFPD and DOT as having a flash point below 37.8°C (100°F).

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Flammable

A liquid as defined by NFPD and DOT as having a flash point below 37.8°C (100°F).

Dispersed Phase

The solute-like species in a colloid.

Emulsion

Colloidal suspension of a liquid in a liquid.

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.

xylic acid

Any of six colorless, crystalline, isomeric acids having the formula C9H10O2, derived from xylene.

Salicylate

A salt or ester of salicylic acid.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.

Metal

An element below and to the left of the stepwise division (metalloids) in the upper right corner of the periodic table, about 80% of the known elements are metals.

Conjugated Double Bonds

Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.

Secondary Standard

A solution that has been titrated against a primary standard. A standard solution is a secondary standard.